My 11 year journey as a people manager was an amazing experience. Hired at 22 fresh out of college, I all but grew up in a successful organization where I … Continue reading My Top 3 Mistakes as a People Manager
I spent the summer of 1987 doing what most 10 year old kids did in the small town of Myrtle Creek, Oregon back in the ’80s…I waded through lakes picking … Continue reading Give People a Chance
We’ve all been there. Someone remarks and you can’t tell if they’re joking or not. We may study their face for a tell, take their comment at face value, or … Continue reading “I Was Just Joking” – Sarcasm in the Workplace
When shopping for homes we learn about “curb appeal”, which is the aesthetic charm of a residence when viewed from the street. Red front doors are generally said to enhance … Continue reading Want A Better LinkedIn Profile Summary? Paint It Red.
Networking events can be awkward and uncomfortable. Your anxieties are on high alert. You don’t know anyone there. You’re afraid you’ll want to leave right away. “Why isn’t anyone talking … Continue reading Are Networking Events Really Worth It?
It was December 16th, 2015, only 2 days after I had published the first article on my new website, and I had slept in. Not good, as I had planned … Continue reading Five Valuable Productivity Tips For Job Seekers
In a team meeting last October, after the announcement that our offices were closing, I played for my team a Ted Radio Hour podcast episode called Simply Happy. The episode … Continue reading How To Easily Improve Your Life With Passive Learning
Each year, I used a week of vacation time in late July to celebrate my sister’s birthday, work on creative projects and enjoy the summer, and 2015 was no exception. The … Continue reading Joyfear